Geopolitical rivalries do not end because of handshakes or smiling photo ops.
Michael Flynn, Paul Manafort, Jeff Sessions… Everybody in Donald Trump’s inner circle has some Russia connection.
The president blames the news media, but the real reason is that Russia and the United States have divergent interests.
There is little honor in a deal with Russia, but it is the pragmatic thing to do so long as the West remains unwilling to take a stand.
Russophiles argue for an accord with Vladimir Putin’s Russia. What would the West gain from such a deal?
An accord with Moscow could end liberal democracy in Eastern Europe as well as America’s values-based foreign policy.
2016 was a good year for authoritarians and delivered blow after blow to liberal democracy.
It’s hard to take the Republican’s denials about Russian interference in the election seriously when he benefited from it.
François Fillon’s nomination guarantees that the next French president will be more Russia-friendly.
François Fillon and Nicolas Sarkozy seek rapprochement while Alain Juppé speaks out against “Russophilia”.
Southern European nations oppose fresh sanctions even though they have been least affected by them.
Russia is a great power again in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. Where does it go from here?